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STUDY OF ETHNOBOTANICAL PLANTS USED BY THE PEOPLE OF NALBARI DISTRICT OF ASSAM, INDIA

Kumar Kamal Jyoti*, Biman Bhuyan, Ananta Saikia, Sonu Pashwan

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The present survey deals with the Ethno botanical plants used by the people of the Nalbari district of Assam. The North-Eastern region of India is dignified as one of the richest biological hotspot owing to its wide variety of plant species having potent pharmacological activities. The knowledge of traditional medicines is of prime importance among the people of developing countries due to poverty and poor medical facilities. The trust of these people in local healers is immense pertaining to their success in relieving diseases. The sole purpose of the study is to document the plants used by the traditional practitioners of this aforementioned region for healing ailments. An Ethno botanical survey was conducted in different areas of Nalbari district for a period of six month from August 2015 to January 2016. During the field study, 40 plant species belonging to different families have been recorded on the basis of its popularity among local healers in healing a particular disease. In the enumeration, data is described with botanical name, local name or common name, family and uses. The survey was carried out hand questioning and conversation among the traditional practitioner (Ojhas) and educated people of Nalbari district of Assam.

Keywords: Ethnobotany, Nalbari, Ojhas.


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